It's easy to get moving in Hamilton County

Posted by  Renee Mahaffey Harris on 10.26.2011

First Lady Michelle Obama would be proud of the approximately 200 people who got moving during WeTHRIVE! Move Right! Physical Fitness Week, October 10-15. Free walks and exercise classes were held at churches throughout Hamilton County. You can see photos on the WeTHRIVE! facebook page.

But it doesn’t have to be a special week to get your body moving! Many area churches open their fitness classes and facilities to the public for little or no cost.

For example, the Word Family Life Center in Forest Park (693 Fresno Rd.) has an indoor track, a fully-equipped weight room, and a ...

Healthy food where I live: Discovering vegetables in a food desert

Posted by  John Key III on 10.21.2011
John Key III and his family
John Key III (age 10) surrounded by his extended family.

Last summer, my mom decided that our family should eat healthier. So she went to a program called Lincoln Heights Cooks where she learned to cook with all sorts of vegetables that my family had never tried. Some of them were not so good, but most of them were very delicious.

We live in Lincoln Heights and there is not a grocery store here. So my mom had to drive to Evendale or Woodlawn to buy these new vegetables. I wanted to go with her to pick out the fruits ...

Ready, Set, Interact! WeTHRIVE! Unveils Interactive Marketing Display

Posted by  LeapFrog Interactive on 10.4.2011
WeTHRIVE! is excited to unveil an interactive marketing display, known as a digital out-of-home (DOOH) experience. The DOOH is located at 120 East 4th Street at the Mercantile Building in downtown Cincinnati.

Pedestrians can interact with the DOOH as they walk by. The DOOH has two components: (1) scenes from around the city and (2) an interactive quiz. The purpose of the DOOH piece is to highlight four distinct areas: access to healthy food, increased physical activity, access to safe places to play and access to community gardens.

WeTHRIVE! is focused on making the healthy choice the easy choice, and ...

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